The strength of InDesign's layout and design capabilities already make it a top choice among professionals. But even experienced users will be amazed by the visual and text effects that are possible entirely within InDesign. Using step-by-step instructions and engaging examples, expert author Ted LoCascio shows you dozens of breathtaking effects that you can make a vital part of your everyday work, including:
Making images pop out of their frames
Creating 3D looks like spheres, shadows, and text wraps
Designing cool effects with transparency and blending modes
Using Feather to add highlights and shadows to InDesign illustrations
Creating and applying custom gradients—even within text!
Adding glow effects to editable text
Jazzing up mundane layout elements such as sidebar heads and bursts
Skewing type on a path
And much more!
Includes Coverage of Effects Newly Possible With CS2
These stunning, easy-to-achieve effects will help users of every level tap the full creative potential of InDesign.
Visit this book's companion website (www.wiley.com/go/indesignfx) to download all the materials you'll need to complete the book's projects.